A Quantitative Analysis of Commercial Sex Advertisements During the 2015 Cincinnati All Star Game

Jesse E. Bach & Stacey Diane A. Litam | September 23 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM | Room Ingman

To date, no research study has explored the relationship between human sex trafficking and national baseball sporting events. This engaging and didactic presentation will present valuable research findings related to the frequency and descriptive statistics associated with 4553 commercial sex advertisements listed during the 2015 All-Star Baseball Game. Of note, transgender commercial sex advertisements (N = 634) were the second highest type of listing. This presentation will provide valuable information regarding the intersectionality between race, gender, and perceived demand for commercial sex. Presenters will utilize an open format that promotes questions and deep discussion. Areas for future research and counseling implications will be addressed.


Presentation Objectives:

·         To develop a deeper understanding of the unique vulnerabilities associated with transgender women

·         To discuss the research findings associated with commercial sex advertisements posted during the 2015 All-Star Game

To understand the prevalence and risk factors contributing to the sexual exploitation of transgender persons

About the Presenters